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of entrapment. dan springer is live at the courthouse in portland with more on all of this. hi, dan. >> reporter: yeah, hi, jenna. since 9/11 the f.b.i. has conducted well over one hundred of these terrorism-related sting operations. in almost ever case the defense claims entrapment. that defense has not worked a single time yet. hraoelg experts say because the bar is so high. in this case the evidence against mohammed mohammed appears very strong. his father contacted the tprao*eub worried mohammed was becoming rad dhaka hraoeuzed. he had written about jihad and becoming a mart you are. but the defense argues he was young, impressionable and during the elaborate f.b.i. sting operation groomed to be a would be killer. it's a risky defense. >> they need to so something else entirely, andt their client was not the least bit predisposed to want to do that at all, and proving that is actually very difficult under these kind of circumstances. >> reporter: the defense admits mohammed hit numbers on a cellphone thinking it would detonate a massive bomb in a van right in the middle of a holiday tree lig
a matter of minutes ago actually dan pfeiffer, one of the top aides to the t president put out a note that politico breaux this morning where they said that house republicans were considering, among other things, default or possibly a government shutdown. some of the dramatic steps that the republicans of the house are considering. pfeiffer referred to that specifically today saying just another reason -- just one more way that house republicans could make themselves even less popular than they already are right now. we have a pretty good sense of what we're going to hear the president say when it comes to the debt ceiling and fiscal issues. jay carney sort of telegraphed these statements during the briefings last week, the last one was on wednesday where he said, and i pulled up the notes to get it right. he said there are only two options to deal with the debt limit. congress can pay its bill or fail to act and put the nation into default. the line in the sand was clearly drawn during those news conferences with the press secretary jay carney last week. and the president is going to
. >> reporter: dan harris, abc news, new york. >> fascinating stuff. >> the church had a response to the book, saying it is stale. the allegations invented by a handful of confessed liars. and we're right back. ♪ >>> well, before you could get advice from all of your facebook friends, remember those days there was dear abby. it was a baseline for american behavior. >> her real name was pauline phillips and she passed away at the age of 94. >> reporter: she was google and groucho all in one. delivering wise one liners in answer to any question. a reader once asked is it possible to get pregnant under water? her response? not without a man. her audience was bigger than oprah's. >> i asked her what paper would you buy? >> i read the one that has dear abby. >> reporter: fozy bear's favorite. dexter's, too. >> dear abby, i'm a serial killer. >> reporter: dear abby always judged problems with common sense without judging the readers too harshly. >> i'm a hills boro housewife. i never worked a day of my life. >> reporter: she told larry king she got her big break when she barged into the editor's
with former church officials, and some of its famous members were also interviewed. here's abc's dan harris. >> you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of unknown uniformed worker bees behind the scenes, the book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith of its founding ron l. hubbard to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more competent, a more intelligent, a more tolerant and compassionate being. we are lucky it have you and thank you very much. >> reporter: but some have accused >> reporter: but some have and miscavige of being physically abusive. debbie cook once ran the flag base in clear water, florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: as part of a now settled court battle with the church, she testified she saw miscavige punch a fellow scientology executive and that while he never hit her, he did order his secretary to do so. you're in a room with her and he tells his secretary to slap you
violence. compared to 61% who think it will continue. next call is dan in ohio on our democrats' line. dan, we are talking about some of the mental health aspects, what are your thoughts? carl carl all these people -- caller: all these people who are paranoid to think the government is going to take their guns, they probably use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns and your assault weapon isn't going to stop them from doing that. a second opinion is, i hear everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns, but what about background checks on ammunition and that would cut back criminals. host: i appreciate your time. mental health issue must be handled very carefully. a counselor and nurse should be on every public school site, not guns. and joseph asked, should ptsd prevent owning a firearm. rick on our republican line. what are your thoughts? caller: i appreciate you taking my call. i am a republican, i'm a gun owner, former n.r.a. member and i'm also treated for depression. host: why a former n.r.a. member? caller: the day after the presid
. thank you. >> thank you. >> hi, i'm dan gross, i'm president of the brady campaign. i also come to the issue of gun violence here personal -- through personal experience. my younger brother, matt gross, was shot in a shooting that happened on the observation deck of the empire state building in 1997. we're proud to stand here with all these great leaders, with the president and vice president earlier today, as well as with the other folks that -- who you will hear from shortly who have their own personal stories to share. today is a momentous day. but it is just the beginning and now it's up to us. and that's our message to the american public and you heard it today from the president saying that in order for change to happen on this issue, the american public is going to need to make its voice heard. and that's the roll that we at the brady campaign intend to help play along with all the other great organizations out there that are convening the voice of the american public. so our message would be to every american out there, gun owners, n.r.a. members, mothers, fathers, we're
, the novelist dan brown, relief is on the way. the da vinci code's author's latest release, simply entitled "inferno" is set to hit book shelves on may 14th. the novel will feature the return of renowned harvard symbologist robert lang dodone,t in italy. >>> a top european court ruled a british woman suffered religious discrimination when british airways told her not to wear a cross over her uniform at work. nadia awada was sent home, then offered another position when she refused to hide her cross. she says it all came down to fairness. >> because why should i be made to feel ashamed for wearing my cross, being told off for exercising what i thought was a civil liberty of manifesting my faith, my faith, by wearing the christian cross and other colleagues around me expressing their faith with wearing hijabs, why so me? >> we should note the court's ruling is not legally binding in britain. but the country is legally obligated to take it into account, they say. >>> president's inauguration starts in five days. along with security and staff, do you know who else is preparing? cell phone provi
in its own right the other dan pointed out to me, you know this better than i do, when gabby was shot, but for the fact when the assailant had to put in a new clip and fumbled and a woman reached out and jumped grabbed him, prevented him from putting a new clip in. a new congressman who is injured and shot properly three would not have been around to tell the story. so, some of those children were read out with 11 bulletholes. high-capacity magazines in our view are not worth the risk. [applause] high-capacity magazines don't have a practical sporting purpose or hunting purpose is one hunter told me if you got 12 pounds, it means diverting regarding this figure 11 times. you should pack a factor in. you don't deserve to have a gun. if you're that bad. last night seriously, think about it. you're here, does this say looking for sporting a gun ranges. i don't know why we can't say those weapons should be kept at the range if that's what they're for. make that judgment without in any way impact their sporting enjoyment. the next question is how do we make our streets and schools safer wi
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